Maternity Leave Guilt

Maternity Leave Guilt

I was hoping to be able to talk about maternity leave guilt on local radio recently but the irony was that I had to work. I had a client meeting I couldn’t miss to duck off to furtively call a live natter about one of my favourite subjects (being a working mum)....
Back to Work After Christmas

Back to Work After Christmas

I took two weeks off from work over the Christmas period as I had a bunch of holiday to use up. At first it seemed like a great idea as I smugly bid an early goodbye to my colleagues. I’d spend the whole time off creating special moments with my small person...
Working From Home With a Toddler

Working From Home With a Toddler

So today is Thursday which is the day that my employer lets me work from home for the day. It’s also a day that I have The Toddler with me rather than her go to nursery. It’s meant that we can keep the nursery costs down (they ain’t cheap!) and I get...
Full-time working parents and the weekends

Full-time working parents and the weekends

Working mums (and dads) – what are we to do? How do we spend quality time with our kids at the weekend and how do we do this when it’s just one parent? Our kids spend the week with the choice that we made for their childcare and in many ways it might be...